Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Belen Splits on Southern Trip.(Sports)

Byline: James Yodice Journal Staff Writer

Belen High School's opening two games in District 3-4A were a split decision.

The Eagles on Friday night won in Silver, 52-49, but Deming downed visiting Belen the following evening, 69-60.

Belen takes its 1-1 league record into Las Cruces on Saturday for a 5:30 p.m. game with Onate. After that, the Eagles' five remaining district games won't take them past Albuquerque.

Belen coach David Medina said he was pleased with the trip.

"Any time you make that kind of a long trip, if you can get a split, you're in great shape," he said. "We could have gotten two, but we're OK."

Last Friday in Silver City, David Hull scored a game-high 20 points to pace the Eagles. …

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